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Policy Documents and Recommendations
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Article 19
In mid-2011, Moroccan voters approved a new Constitution that introduced, for the first time, a guarantee of the right of access to information held by public bodies. On 26 March 2013, consultations were opened on a Draft Law on the Right to Access Information (Draft Law), which aims to give effect...
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April, 01 2013
Policy Documents and Recommendations
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Article 19
In this brief, ARTICLE 19 offers comments and recommendations on the Third Draft Constitution of the Tunisian Republic (Draft Constitution), inasmuch as it affects the protection of the right to freedom of expression and information. ARTICLE 19 welcomes the changes that have been brought to this...
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May, 01 2013
Policy Documents and Recommendations
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Article 19
A 60-member "Constitutional Committee" will be established by the General National Congress to draft a new Constitution for Libya. In response to these efforts and to support the work of the future drafters, ARTICLE 19 has produced a comprehensive policy brief (available here in Arabic) outlining...
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July, 01 2013
Policy Documents and Recommendations
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Article 19
Between February 2012 and February 2013, ARTICLE 19 analysed the state of Internet freedom in Tunisia. In particular, the compatibility of the Tunisian legal framework governing the Internet against international and comparative standards for the protection of freedom of expression and the right to...
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July, 05 2013
Policy Documents and Recommendations, Reports and Analysis
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Article 19
In September 2013, ARTICLE 19 analysed the Draft Law on the right to access to information that is currently undergoing a process of public consultations. ARTICLE 19 welcomes the efforts of the Tunisian Government to protect the right to information through an Act of Parliament, which affords...
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September, 30 2013
Case Studies, Policy Documents and Recommendations, Reports and Analysis
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Article 19
In October 2013, ARTICLE 19 analysed the Draft Proposed Amendments to the Constitution, dated 20 August 2013 (Draft Constitution), in light of international standards on the right to freedom of expression and information. ARTICLE 19 welcomes that the Draft Constitution includes positive references...
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October, 24 2013
Legislation, Policy Documents and Recommendations, Reports and Analysis
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Article 19
In January 2014, ARTICLE 19 analysed Draft Constitution of the Arab Republic of Egypt of 2 December 2013 (Draft Constitution) from the perspective of international human rights standards, in particular on freedom of expression and freedom of information. The ARTICLE 19’s review comes two months...
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January, 01 2014
Legislation, Policy Documents and Recommendations
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Article 19
The Draft Organic Law on the Right to Access Information (the Draft Law) represents a significant step forward in ensuing that all persons in Tunisia will be able to achieve their right to information. This measure will have a positive effect on both the public and the government as its successful...
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October, 01 2014
Policy Documents and Recommendations
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Article 19
In December 2014, ARTICLE 19 examined the Draft Decree on fixing a framework for establishing and funding a press council for Tunisia (Draft Decree) for its compliance with international freedom of expression standards. In ARTICLE 19’s opinion, the Draft Decree presents a sound basis for a model of...
Posted on
November, 17 2016
International Standards, Legislation, Policy Documents and Recommendations
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Article 19
ARTICLE 19 is concerned that the Tunisian Draft Bill on the fight against terrorist offences and money laundering, currently being discussed in the Parliament, fails to meet the requirements of international standards on freedom of expression. In particular, some of its provisions could prevent...
Posted on
March, 01 2015

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